Senior Economist - Water

Job Title: Senior Economist - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mandaluyong City
Reference: ASI0002YY
Contact Name: Angelica Rose Gabriel
Job Published: May 25, 2022 11:37

Job Description

Your Impact:

As one of the world’s most value resources, our team is solving some of the world’s most complex water issues.  Whether it’s treating, distributing or storing water, Jacobs reaches across boundaries and collaborates to successfully deliver customized innovative solutions. We provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help protect this valuable resource.

Works with the section to achieve mutual work/business goals.  Learns about the key drivers of the organisation’s business.  Shows interest in industry developments and trends.  Understands how changes in the marketplace affect the business.  Uses knowledge about the business and industry to guide decisions and own work.  Establishes and maintains relationships within the industry (e.g., past clients, regulators, suppliers).

Works independently on problems that are commonly encountered in the field in own area of specialisation – applying technical knowledge to address problems and determine actions.  Communicates the status and completion of assignments.  Takes responsibility for own actions.  Takes responsibility for successes and failures in own work and work of team.  Follows through on commitments. 

Connects with relevant Communities of Practice across transport and economics.  Interprets, scopes, designs and gains acceptance of technical solutions.  Can write technical reports and proposals.  Plays an important role in QA of projects and applies standard QA procedures.  Uses strong interpersonal skills.  Demonstrates commitment to achieve group objectives.  Resilience, emotional composure, self-management.  Experience of mentoring Junior members of staff desirable.  Working with geographically dispersed teams desirable.

 Here's What You'll Need:

Preferably Masters or graduate degree, or equivalent, in a field relevant to Economics, Mathematics, Science or Engineering.  Economics including macroeconomics and preferably transport economic studies.  Experience in the development of policy and program for asset management systems and road maintenance and the development of road user cost models.  Fluent English written and verbal communication skills required.  Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients and project staff. 

Adherence to safety plans on relevant projects.  Contributes to a culture of safety and quality within the Section.  Understands the market and industry.  Understands key business drivers to develop solutions.    Client satisfaction on aspects of projects prepared by the consultant.  Delivers project responsibilities on-time, on-budget and to agreed quality.   Ensures accuracy.  Reduces inconsistency, risks and errors.  Complies with standards & procedures.  Implements new practices and procedures.    Performance goals as agreed with Transport Advisory Team Leader.

Personal attributes:  Self-confident.  Takes responsibility and ownership for tasks or goals.  Can work in a team environment.  Ability to think critically to identify solutions.  Conscientious, makes plans, dependable.  Curious, imaginative.  Seeks learning in every situation.  Resilience, emotional composure, self-management.  Ambition.  Interpersonal Sensitivity.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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